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BIOL181 - Introduction to Human Anatomy & Physiology Annotated Bibliography Name: Dena Jones Course Number: BIOL181 Presentation Topic: Hypothyroidism Source #1 Citation (in APA format) American Thyroid Association (ATA), (2013). Hypothyroidism. A Booklet for Patients and their Families. Retrieved from on 13 May 2020. Summary This tiny little gland causes so many issues. The thyroid gland is a butterfly- shaped gland, located in the lower front of the neck and apart of the endocrine system. The job of a thyroid is huge, it produces hormones that not only carried to every tissue in the body but it is a regulator for brain, heart, muscles, and other organs. When the thyroid doesn't produce enough or to much of the hormone, thyroid disorders and autoimmune disorders can occur. My disorder and disease is called hypothyroidism, this is when not enough of the hormone is produce causing so many health problems. Symptoms can be mild such as dry skin, brittle nails, or unable to regulate the bodies hot or cold temperature. More extreme symptoms are hair falling out, extreme tiredness, brain fog and hear palpitations.

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